Bedeutung von "grounds" Essential English Dictionary

grounds

plural noun uk /ɡraʊndz/

a reason for doing or believing something:

I refused on the grounds that (= because) it was too risky.
We have grounds to believe that you have been lying to us.

the land around a building:

the grounds of the hospital
Smoking is not allowed on school grounds.

(Definition von "grounds" von Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)